10 TV Shows and Movies to Watch the Week of October 28, 2018

Halloween is smack-dab in the middle of this week, which means the TV shows and movies debuting are all over the place. The first half of the week features some spooky stuff, while the latter half will start getting you into the holiday spirit. Here are all the premieres to keep an eye out for.

LadyGang: Podcast hosts Keltie Knight, Becca Tobin, and Jac Vanek dish on everything from sex to pop-culture in this new show from E! 10: 30 P.M. ET on E!

Busy Tonight: Busy Phillips’ highly-anticipated late-night debut is here. Expect plenty of references to her Instagram, plus puppies and spicy margaritas. In other words, a very good time. 10 P.M. ET on E!

A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway: Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, and Idina Menzel are among the many performers paying homage to the Broadway blockbuster Wicked, which arrived on the Great White Way 15 years ago. 10 P.M. ET on NBC

Nightly Pop: A new half hour-long weekly series in which Morgan Stewart, Nina Parker, Hunter March, and more pop-culture experts break down the week’s biggest entertainment stories. 10:30 P.M. ET on E!

Hocus Pocus: Hurry up! You only have a few more days to catch Hocus Pocus on television. 4:40 P.M. ET on Freeform

Tell Me a Story: Starring Kim Cattrall, this new streaming show takes all of your favorite childhood folk tales and gives them a creepy, psychological twist. Streaming on CBS All Access

People Magazine: Sexiest Chef Alive: It’s hot people and cooking! What more could you ask for, really? 8 P.M. ET on Food

Homecoming: Julia Roberts plays a case worker who treats soldiers returning from war in this new drama, also starring Bobby Cannavale, Stephan James, and Dermot Mulroney. Streaming on Amazon

House of Cards: Claire Underwood is president in the sixth and final season of this Netflix series, so all is right with the world. Streaming on Netflix

Christmas Joy: Behold! Another Hallmark Christmas movie! 8 P.M. ET on Hallmark, full synopsis: below

“Joy Holbrook (Danielle Panabaker) is a keenly intelligent market researcher with an eye on her company’s top account and garnering a sweet promotion just in time for the holidays. Just as Joy is capturing the attention of the account’s CEO, she receives a call from her Aunt Ruby’s best friend back home in Crystal Falls. Ruby has broken her ankle and needs surgery. Though the timing couldn’t be worse, Joy immediately comes to her aunt’s bedside only to be reunited with former crush, now hospital administrator, Ben Andrew (Matt Long), son of Ruby’s best friend Shirley. Joy also must reconcile Ruby’s stubborn determination to be in control of everything, including the town’s legendary baking competition known as the Cookie Crawl. To keep Ruby focused on healing, Joy volunteers to take Ruby’s place much to the amusement of Ben who knows Joy has no idea of the Herculean task before her. Though Joy initially refuses Ben’s attempts to ‘co-captain,’ she begins to soften and let him in, all the while remembering that there truly is no place like home. Based on the best-selling novel by Nancy Naigle.”

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Sabrina’s Makeup in the ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Has a Hidden Message

You know witchy makeup when you see it: dark smoky eyes, sharp defined brows, and deep wine red or pitch black lips. And forget glowy skin: Instead of a shimmery highlighter or lively blush, it’s all undead pallor, all the time. It’s a look that’s equal parts sinister and chic, that’s marked an entire era of badass witches from The Craft to American Horror Story: Coven.

In Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, now streaming on Netflix, that same look is apparent on the witches of Greendale—except for its titular witch. Sabrina Spellman, played by Kiernan Shipka, begins her story facing a supernatural choice—whether she will pronounce her loyalty to Satan and become a full-witch in the Church of Night at her “Dark Baptism,” or remain a mortal—in noticeably natural makeup. She wears a creamy lip gloss and a rosy blush. Her eyes are unlined and shadow-free; her brows are combed with clear styling gel. That’s it.

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Of course, that’s no accident. According to Candice Stafford-Bridge, the makeup department head for the show, Sabrina’s natural beauty look sets the stage for her transformation over the first season. Over the course of the show, her makeup—whether light and feathery or, eventually, vamped up with the other witches—is a barometer for her allegiance to the witch’s coven.

So that bare-faced look at the show’s beginning? It’s symbolic of her innocent state: She’s uncertain about leaving her high school life behind for full-time duty in the witching world and dubious of the Satanic goings-on in the Church of Night. “We keep her young and clean-looking,” Stafford-Bridge says. “And that was really, really important: There had to be room for the character to progress, because things happen.” And, oh, do they.

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“I think the thing with making Kiernan less made-up is that before the Dark Baptism, she’s pure and she hasn’t chosen the so-called Dark Side,” she continues.

For the look, Stafford-Bridge prepped Shipka’s skin with Dermalogica Ultra Calming Mist, then mixed two Kjaer Weis cream foundations and Jane Iredale Dream Tint for a base to match her skin tone. Her rosy cheeks, meanwhile, come from either MAC’s Cream Blush in Rich Coral or MAC’s Powder Blush in Dusty Rose.

Then, there’s the lip, a rosy peach balm by Dior. “In the early episodes, her lips are the Dior Lip Glow in 004,” says Stafford-Bridge. “It gives her a really natural glow.”

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When Sabrina finally swipes on some dark lipstick, though, pay attention: It’s a sign that she’s considering going all-in with the coven. Take a scene in the second episode, for example, where Sabrina calls on the Weird Sisters—a trio of dark witches decked out in Bite lipstick, Anastasia Beverly Hills Eye Palettes, and stacks of false eyelashes—to assist her in pranking a group of boys who bullied her mortal friend at school.

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The witches lead the group of boys down into a mine that almost scares them to death. (We won’t spoil exactly what happens here, but that’s not an exaggeration.) Sabrina says she called on the Weird sisters seeking justice for a friend who was hurt, but her makeup says there’s more to the story. She arrives to hex the bullies in classically witchy makeup, courtesy of Tom Ford’s Bruised Plum purple lipstick and a black powder along her lashline. It’s dramatic, it’s dark, and it matches the Weird Sisters to a T. Her lipstick sends a message: She’s testing her powers and how much bad she’s willing to do.

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Then, there’s Sabrina’s Dark Baptism (also in episode two), which falls on Halloween and Sabrina’s sixteenth birthday. She arrives at the ceremony in a white dress and a matte red Christian Louboutin Lipstick that Stafford-Bridge calls “sixties inspired.” It’s timeless, but more dressed-up than her everyday look. Here, her lipstick is both a nod to her signature color—red plays heavily in Sabrina’s wardrobe—and a signal that Sabrina may be more converted over to the church than we think. (We won’t give away too much here, but this episode…omg.)

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Sabrina’s interactions with the coven increase over the season, but she’s still a student at Baxter High School by day, and her dark makeup is missing from many of her school-day scenes. “Even when we think that she’s maybe going dark, she still looks like the innocent 16-year-old with her friends in regular high school,” Stafford-Bridges adds.

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So can we expect to see Sabrina in full-blown witch makeup by the season’s end? “She’s still battling it, so she’ll never look like the Weird Sisters,” Stafford-Bridge hints. “But if that does happen, you will see a change in her makeup.”

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Simone Biles Just Dominated the World Championship Qualifiers—After a Trip to the ER

Simone Biles is nothing if not an absolute legend and national treasure. Just two weeks ago, the Olympic gymnast did what no woman in a competition had ever done: successfully completed a Cheng vault with an additional half twist. To date, only men had executed this “roundoff onto the board and half turn onto the table…with only one and a half twists off” in competition. In other words, it’s freaking incredible. On Saturday, it was part of her qualifying routine at the world gymnastics championships in Doha, Qatar—and it was announced later in the day that the move would henceforth be named “The Biles.” But those huge wins weren’t without a bit of drama: Biles had gone to the hospital the night before (Friday) with a kidney stone, less than 24 hours before the championships.

Not that you’d know it: According to The Guardian, she “easily posted the top all-around score of 60.965” at the Saturday championships, showing the highest individual score on vault and floor, plus second on uneven bars in 5 of 11 qualifying groups. USA Today adds that that score was her highest since returning to competition after a year layoff. And yeah, she reportedly nailed that incredible vault.

According to USA Today, Biles said she’d been having back pain over a couple of weeks, and, recently, had also gotten stomach pains (though, she added dismissively, her stomach aches before a meet). On Friday, the pain was reportedly so bad that she was crawling, and joked about going to the hospital; luckily, her mom is a nurse. This world championships was her first in three years, and when she found out she had the stone, she reportedly grabbed her bag and left, saying she’d “deal with the pain later.”

She got back from the ER at 1 A.M. She also understandably passed on the morning’s practice.

“I’m trying not to move every time I do something just in case (the stone) moves,” she told USA Today. “Then I also hear roller coasters might help kidney stones, and I’m like my own roller coaster out there.”

Biles also reportedly did each of the four events all sans serious painkillers because of the sport’s doping rules.

And speaking of that vault, because she landed it in competition, it will officially be named “the Biles”, reports Deadspin.

One more reason to love her?

She apparently named her kidney stone “The Doha Pearl.”

The Doha Pearl.

2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships - Day Three

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Simone Biles, the national treasure.

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Simone Biles Just Dominated the World Championship Qualifiers—After a Trip to the E.R.

Simone Biles is nothing if not an absolute legend and national treasure. Just two weeks ago, the Olympic gymnast did what no woman in a competition had ever done: successfully completed a Cheng vault with an additional half twist. To date, only men had executed this “roundoff onto the board and half turn onto the table…with only one and a half twists off” in competition. In other words, it’s freaking incredible. On Saturday, it was part of her qualifying routine at the world gymnastics championships in Doha, Qatar—and it was announced later in the day that the move would henceforth be named “The Biles.” But those huge wins weren’t without a bit of drama: Biles had gone to the hospital the night before (Friday) with a kidney stone, less than 24 hours before the championships.

Not that you’d know it: According to The Guardian, she “easily posted the top all-around score of 60.965” at the Saturday championships, showing the highest individual score on vault and floor, plus second on uneven bars in 5 of 11 qualifying groups. USA Today adds that that score was her highest since returning to competition after a year layoff. And yeah, she reportedly nailed that incredible vault.

According to USA Today, Biles said she’d been having back pain over a couple of weeks, and, recently, had also gotten stomach pains (though, she added dismissively, her stomach aches before a meet). On Friday, the pain was reportedly so bad that she was crawling, and joked about going to the hospital; luckily, her mom is a nurse. This world championships was her first in three years, and when she found out she had the stone, she reportedly grabbed her bag and left, saying she’d “deal with the pain later.”

She got back from the ER at 1 A.M. She also understandably passed on the morning’s practice.

“I’m trying not to move every time I do something just in case (the stone) moves,” she told USA Today. “Then I also hear roller coasters might help kidney stones, and I’m like my own roller coaster out there.”

Biles also reportedly did each of the four events all sans serious painkillers because of the sport’s doping rules.

And speaking of that vault, because she landed it in competition, it will officially be named “the Biles”, reports Deadspin.

One more reason to love her?

She apparently named her kidney stone “The Doha Pearl.”

The Doha Pearl.

2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships - Day Three

PHOTO: Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images

Simone Biles, the national treasure.

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Meghan Markle Just Posted Her First Royal Tweet

Meghan Markle can now add “social media photographer” to her list of royal duties: On Saturday, the Kensington Palace Twitter account shared an image of Prince Harry rehearsing a speech and gave the photo credit to the Duchess of Sussex herself—showing the world that she’s been hiding some artsy camera skills.

“Getting ready for tonight’s @InvictusSydney closing ceremony, where we will celebrate the #InvictusGames competitors, and their friends and families. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will both speak at the ceremony this evening. #IG2018,” the tweet said, including a black-and-white photo of Prince Harry wielding a microphone. The last line was “📷 The Duchess of Sussex,” indicating Markle was the proud wife behind the photo.

The image appears to have been taken just before she and Prince Harry both gave remarks at Saturday’s Invictus Games closing ceremony in Sydney. The event marked the 11th day of the couple’s first royal tour together, which has included stops in Australia, Fiji, and Tonga so far.

It’s pretty uncommon for members of the royal family to supply content for official social media accounts, since they’re not allowed to have their own forms of social media. In the past, Kate Middleton has occasionally taken on the role of family photographer for her and Prince William’s brood, providing Kensington Palace with some adorable images of the royal children. Now, it seems she has a kindred picture-taking spirit in Markle. The Duchess of Sussex actually used to take plenty of her own shots when she had personal Instagram and Twitter accounts as an actress, but she had to delete both when she became a royal.

Prince Harry and Markle have a few more days left on the tour, so we’ll have to see if any more of the Duchess’s personal photos make it onto social media. While the couple is usually completely surrounded by photographers, it’s always sweet to get a glimpse of personal moments from their perspective.

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Jenna Dewan Has Officially Filed for Divorce From Channing Tatum

Back in April, Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum announced that they were separating after nearly nine years of marriage—and they did so in one of the nicest break-up statements ever: “Absolutely nothing has changed about how much we love each other, but love is a beautiful adventure that is taking us on different paths for now,” the couple wrote in joint social media messages. Now, the split is one step closer to becoming official: Dewan filed for divorced this week in Los Angeles, citing “irreconcilable difference.”

The Blast reportedly obtained documents filed by Dewan’s attorney Samantha Spector. In them, Dewan has allegedly asked for joint legal and physical custody of their daughter, Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum, in addition to child and spousal support. She’s also requested to have her named officially changed to Jenna Dewan. The outlet says it also had Tatum’s response, in which he has also asked for joint custody.

The news comes just a few weeks after media outlets reported that Tatum was seeing British singer Jessie J, after they had been spotted out and about together in Seattle and Salt Lake City. “It’s new, casual, and they’re having fun together,” a source told US Weekly.

Dewan, who met Tatum when the two of them starred in the dance drama Step Up, has been open about the separation, telling Women’s Health in a recent interview that the way it has unfolded in the public view has been “challenging.”

“I feel I’ve been on a wave of growth. It does look different; it’s a new normal, and I really think we’ll get used to that. It’s always challenging to go through a big change and have the whole world have an opinion about it,” she told the magazine.

When they first announced the split, the couple insisted that there were “no secrets nor salacious events at the root of our decision—just two best friends realizing it’s time to take some space and help each other live the most joyous, fulfilled lives as possible.”

“We are still a family and will always be loving, dedicated parents to Everly,” they said.

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Meghan Markle Closed Out the Invictus Games in a Gorgeous Antonio Berardi Tuxedo Dress

Meghan Markle‘s first royal tour is coming to an end, so naturally she’s been winding things down with style. On Saturday, she and Prince Harry attended the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games in Sydney, and Markle took a moment to give a heartfelt speech while wearing an elegant, olive green Antonio Berardi tuxedo dress.

Speaking to an audience of 12,000 people at Qudos Bank Arena, Markle looked effortlessly chic in the halterneck tuxedo dress, which just so happened to fall in line with one her favorite silhouettes (she wore a similar style back in August, when she and Prince Harry attended a special charity performance of the musical Hamilton). She finished off the look with a pair of peachy-tan Aquazurra heels and a red poppy pin, which is a sign of support for those who have served in the Armed Forces and their families.

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The Invictus Games are a international adaptive sporting event that Markle’s husband Prince Harry founded four years ago. During the weeklong games, wounded, sick, or injured armed services members and veterans take place in a variety of sports competitions designed to empower and inspire.

In her remarks Saturday night, Markle talked about how the Invictus Games have evolved and shared her own experiences visiting troops in the past.

“In traveling to these military bases, I was given a very special glimpse into the lives of those who serve our countries. I was able to see the unshakeable bond between servicemen and -women on the ground together, but at the same time to feel the palpable longing for family and friends while deployed. Once home, the need for that anchor of support from loved ones, especially given how much it accelerates recovery and rehabilitation is immeasurable,” she said. “I’ve been reminded of those memories here. During this year’s Games in Sydney, I’ve witnessed the most amazing support networks that surround competitors, and I’ve had the privilege of meeting several of these family and friends.”

Her remarks at the ceremony marked her second big speech of the royal tour: She’d given her first at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji this week, discussing the importance of empowering women and girls through education.

The Invictus Games’ closing ceremony means the 16-day royal tour is almost finished, too. It’s been a whirlwind for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who have traveled to Australia, Fiji, and Tonga so far, and even included a surprise announcement that their first child is on the way. They’re heading to New Zealand next—and hopefully getting some much-needed rest afterwards.

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Every Single Outfit Meghan Markle Has Worn on Her Royal Tour of Australia, Fiji, and Tonga

Meghan Markle is expecting a baby, but she’s also celebrating another royal first: She and Prince Harry have embarked on a royal tour of the Commonwealth halfway across the globe. From October 16 through 31, the couple will visit Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga, and New Zealand, with an education- and serviced-based itinerary centered around environmental conservation, youth leadership, and rehabilitation for servicemen and women. And as we know from previous royal tours, that means there are a lot of photo ops.

With several days of appearances and events lined up, we’re gearing up for two straight weeks of Duke and Duchess of Sussex moments—from PDA to, yes, fashion. And from the moment she touched down in Sydney, Markle has delivered. (Not that we expected anything less from a woman who can wear tuxedo dresses and fast-fashion blouses with equal finesse.) Early outfits have included looks by Karen Gee and Brandon Maxwell, which has only raised the anticipation for the rest of her travel wardrobe. So we’re gathering them all in one place: Check out every single ensemble Markle has worn on her 2018 royal tour so far, with plenty of updates coming throughout the next two weeks.

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The Weeknd Invites Bella Hadid To Share His Massive Apartment

The Weeknd, né Abel Tesfaye, has made Bella Hadid quite an offer—an offer she can’t refuse, one might even say. Per TMZ, the singer and on-again, off-again, on-again boyfriend of supermodel Hadid recently asked her to move in with him—into a lavish NYC apartment—and she swiftly said yes.

The apartment in question, listed for $60,000 per month before it went off the market in early October, is nestled inside a luxury complex that, according to The Observer, bills itself as “paparazzi-proof.” The building is also home to the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal, Harry Styles, and Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, Jennifer Lawrence, and Meg Ryan all also own apartments in the building. It’s like real-life High-Rise.

As far as its paparazzi-repellent measures go, here’s how it works: The elevator bank, per WWD, is programmed such that neighbors never ride up to their apartments together (sounds inefficient, honestly); it contains a secret garden and 24-hour concierge and doorman services; and it offers valet services in a private garage.

But back to the apartment. It encompasses a reported 5,004 square feet, four bedrooms and four bathrooms, and a private, 1,000-square-foot roof terrace with extraordinary panoramic views; since moving in, per The Weeknd’s Instagram Stories, he’s littered the living room coffee table with the myriad magazines Hadid has covered recently. As a bonus, it has a 70-bottle-capacity wine fridge.

Hadid and The Weeknd split in 2016, but they reunited earlier this year and have been active presences on each other’s Instagrams ever since. “Home,” Hadid captioned a recent photo of the two. Given that they celebrated her birthday just more than two weeks ago, an apartment seems like a pretty lavish gift. With the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show coming up, its proximity to the Dogpound is an added bonus (though Hadid has been known to favor trainer Joe Holder).

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Review: What a Modern Witch Thinks About Sabrina Spellman

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina follows Sabrina Spellman, a teen witch who’s approaching the biggest moment of her magical life thus far: her sixteenth birthday. It falls on Halloween and is also the night of her dark baptism—the moment when she becomes an official member of the Satanic Church of Night. The dark baptism involves giving her soul to Satan by signing her name in the devil’s book.

But Sabrina isn’t just a witch, she’s that witch. Not cool with giving up her voice to a being she hasn’t even met, she demands power and agency. Sabrina will not be swayed into giving up her soul just because it’s expected by her family. So when it comes time to sign her name in the book of Satan, Sabrina leaves. She rejects the idea that she has to be loyal to someone else’s authority. The message? Sabrina’s power isn’t rooted in the Devil—it’s in herself.

This is what I love so much about Sabrina Spellman.

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Sabrina at her dark baptism.

As someone who discovered witchcraft at 12 years old—the year before my Bat Mitzvah, when I would become an “adult” in the eyes of Jewish society—I can relate to Sabrina’s situation. By the time my ceremony happened, right after my 13th birthday, I already knew I rejected everything I was being initiated into. I wasn’t Jewish, and I didn’t believe in one god. I was a witch, a Pagan, and believed in many gods.

At the time, I didn’t have the agency, or understanding, to do what Sabrina did when she ran away from her Dark Baptism, but I’ve carried my practice with witchcraft with me ever since. And like Sabrina, whose father was the High Priest in the Church of Night, my father is a clergyman, a Reform Rabbi. Like Sabrina, I’ve had to create and weave my own web alongside a family who doesn’t understand why I believe in what I do. And like Sabrina, I chose myself. I chose my own magick and happiness above all else.

Sabrina’s a wonderful emblem of the power of a free woman, of the liberation that comes from cutting ties to what no longer serves you. She’s an example of what the witch can look like in the modern age—sassy, perseverant, loyal. She makes mistakes, but she learns from them. She dabbles in the light and the darkness. She utilizes magick to create change for what she deems just. She’s an agent of karma, unyielding to forces that go against what she believes in. She may only be a teenager, but she is like Persephone, the goddess of spring and the underworld. To undermine her just because she is young is a grave mistake, because Sabrina contains dualities that let her transcend the realms of mortals and witches. Instead, she lives along the edge of both.

It’s in this blurred space that Sabrina and her mortal (read: non-witch) friends remind us of something important: Everyone has magick inside them. While witches like me may call it intuition, some, including Sabrina’s friend Ros, call it “the cunning.” For their friend Susie, it’s a “vision.” The point is, inside each and everyone one of us is the potential to see, feel, and recognize a glimmer of divine guidance that doesn’t come from anyone else; it comes from listening to ourselves.

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The archetype of the witch, carried through centuries of pop-culture and folklore, is a divisive character. But the example Sabrina puts forward is modern and real. She casts spells and wades in the shadows, but the thing we can all relate to, witch or no, is her message: to know yourself is to know the universe. The strongest magick is that which you claim for yourself; no shame, no judgment. Sabrina reminds us of the beauty of the witch as someone who lives powerfully, consciously, and unapologetically. Hail Sabrina forever.

Gabriela Herstik is a writer, fashion critic, and witch. She writes Nylon’s Ask a Witch column. Follow her on Instagram @gabyherstik.